Monroeville

Gateway High School robotics team gearing up for state competition

One of Gateway High School's robotics teams is preparing to head to a state competition in March. "I'm excited," said Hailey Kopp, 15, a freshman ...

SEAL to receive Medal of Honor in Afghanistan rescue operation that killed Monroeville serviceman

President Obama will present the Medal of Honor to a Navy SEAL for his role in a dramatic nighttime raid of a Taliban compound that ...

Some question chloramine use in Monroeville's water supplier switch

As the date nears for Monroeville's switch to the Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County for its water supply, some residents are questioning the safety of ...

Pitcairn Council president wants decision by June on fate of borough Internet service

Pitcairn leaders are trying to determine how to keep the borough-owned cable television and Internet services going, but rising network demands and impending hardware upgrades ...

Monroeville officials hail Gander Mountain's impending arrival

Monroeville officials are looking forward to the opening of Gander Mountain this spring. The outdoor specialty store is going into the former Hills and Roomful ...

Gateway Middle School student's run ends on Food Network show

Alex Portis reached the end of his run on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" on Monday's episode, but his elimination won't be the end of ...

2 members object as Gateway board OKs joining land bank

Gateway School Board voted 7-2 on Jan. 21 to join a land bank that will work to rehabilitate blighted properties. The multi-municipality land bank is ...

Grant to fund children's Discover Your Creativity classes at Monroeville library

The Monroeville Public Library soon will offer more opportunities for kids to use their imaginations with its new Discover Your Creativity classes. The library received ...

Monroeville boy advances again on 'Kids Baking Championship'

Alex Portis has made it halfway through Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship." A Monroeville resident, Alex, 12, survived another elimination round on Monday's episode. He ...

Series exploring Monroeville's religions, interfaith dialogue through March 14

About 40 people came to Monroeville United Methodist Church on Monday to learn about other religions as part of the church's new series, "Understanding the ...

Marine Corps League unit gets new commandant

After serving as Marine Corps League Forbes Trail Detachment 797 commandant for two years, Gregory George of Monroeville passed the torch of the unit's command ...

ACLU, ministerium happy with Monroeville's moment-of-silence decision

Political and religious leaders in Monroeville say they anticipate positive changes from the municipality's decision to replace prayer at its council meetings with a moment ...

Former North Huntingdon church volunteer admits to child porn charge

A former youth volunteer at a Westmoreland County church admitted Wednesday in federal court that he distributed child pornography, according to court records. Andrew Patterson, 46, ...

Monroeville boy advances again on Food Network show

Gateway Middle School student Alex Portis continues to impress the judges on Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" and avoid elimination. Alex, 12, a Monroeville resident, ...

Monroeville mayor's address highlights 2015 accomplishments, '16 concerns

Monroeville Mayor Greg Erosenko highlighted some accomplishments from 2015 and outlined some concerns for 2016 during his State of the Municipality speech Jan. 12. He ...

Fundraiser at Gateway's Ramsey Elementary boosts fight against neurofibromatosis

A fundraiser benefitting children diagnosed with a rare, incurable disease known as neurofibromatosis will be held Saturday at Ramsey Elementary. "Some people can live their ...

Pitcairn police calls down, arrests up since 2013

Calls for police service in Pitcairn have dropped 23 percent in nearly three years, and borough police Chief Scott Farally said it's because of more ...

NAACP challenges Gateway schools to be 'a change agent' on race

Some might call ongoing discussions about changes in race and economics in the Monroeville area uncomfortable. Gateway School District Superintendent Nina Zetty told NAACP members gathered ...

Gateway receives $7.2M from state; finances are in 'very good place'

Gateway School District officials said they received $7.2 million from the state last week after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a line-item-vetoed spending plan on Dec. ...

Pitcairn Council to discuss worthiness of providing cable, Internet

Pitcairn officials plan to revisit next month whether it's worthwhile for the borough to continue providing cable and Internet services as they face the need ...


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